Senior Interest Rate and FX Hedging Specialist Full-time Job

6 days ago   Banking   Dubai   33 views Reference: 37961
Job Details

Key Responsibilities:

Analyze and quantify interest rate, foreign exchange (FX), and commodity risk exposure of the group and propose hedging strategies to mitigate such risks.

Understand and report on market risk dynamics of the specific portfolio, including key drivers impacting prices, volatility, and values, and their prospective impact on risks and earnings.

Ensure accuracy and consistency in defining and updating volatilities, market prices, forward curves, correlations, and other key valuation components.

Assist in setting up, configuring, and implementing hedging of market risks and related risk analytic systems.

Ensure that new business transactions and related risks are appropriately defined and captured by the Company's risk systems and methodologies.

Analyze risks/return related to new business and markets, liaising with business functions to ensure constituent market risks are understood, appropriate to risk appetite, correctly reported, and, if necessary, hedged.

Monitor positions against market risk metrics and limits, collaborating with business functions and risk control regarding potential limit exceedance.

Conduct stress testing on various portfolios to identify and mitigate unwanted exposure.

Review policies and procedures, aligning risk policies across the Group.


Willingness to relocate to Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Hold a Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, or a related field. An MBA or other advanced business degree is preferred.

Strong preference for a professional certification such as CFA, FRM, or PRM.

Possess at least 10 years of experience in financial markets risk management within a corporate or bank environment.

Experienced in developing, implementing, applying, and overseeing financial markets risk models, hedging alternatives, pricing, and hedge execution strategies.

Prior knowledge and experience with trading concepts, derivative instruments, ISDA agreements, hedge accounting, and operations.

Advanced proficiency in Excel.

Capable of coaching junior analysts in developing their analytical skills and reporting capabilities.

Company Description
At MatchaTalent, we believe on people, beyond their job title or pay grade. We believe that everyone has their own forte, and should be given opportunities to develop themselves and to be who they truly want. We recruit with compassion and work hand-in-hand with our clients, to deliver the best possible job opportunities for our talents.